Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 115 135
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -31
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 59 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.43% 1.50% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.78% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 21
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £170 £303 £266
90th Percentile £638 £510 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.98 £36.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.75% +121.21% -58.75%
10th Percentile £14.05 £34.05 £12.20
90th Percentile £81.25 £39.35 £21.20
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -37.84% +68.18% +25.71%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,537 3,435 3,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.66% 84.27% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,682 1,796 1,745
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £250 £269 £250
90th Percentile £587 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 86 124
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -20.66% -27.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £49.50 £42.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.43
% change year-on-year +10.95% +7.11% -21.32%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 17 £485 +7.78% 9
Bracknell -1 16 £225 -55.88% 2
Newbury -1 10 £300 -7.69%
Slough - 4 £388 - 2
Maidenhead +3 3 £528 +66.14%
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 34 (57.63%) Project Management
2 21 (35.59%) PRINCE2
3 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (28.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
6 13 (22.03%) Degree
7 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.64%) PMI
8 11 (18.64%) PMI Certification
9 10 (16.95%) PMP
9 10 (16.95%) Middleware
9 10 (16.95%) Finance
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.56%) ITIL
11 8 (13.56%) Java
11 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
11 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (11.86%) Matrix Organization
12 7 (11.86%) Master's Degree
13 6 (10.17%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
13 6 (10.17%) Resource Allocation
13 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
13 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
13 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (10.17%) Release Management
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (10.17%) SAP
13 6 (10.17%) SOA
13 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.69%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Slack
1 2 (3.39%) Trello
1 2 (3.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) 2.5G
2 2 (3.39%) 2G
2 2 (3.39%) 3G
2 2 (3.39%) 4G
2 2 (3.39%) 5G
2 2 (3.39%) GGSN
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
1 1 (1.69%) InfluxDB
1 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) GitLab
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Robot Framework
General
1 15 (25.42%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Billing
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.39%) Games
5 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.34%) Coordinator
3 7 (11.86%) Project Coordinator
4 6 (10.17%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.47%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Training Coordinator
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Manager
6 4 (6.78%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Junior
8 2 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) Jinja
2 1 (1.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) PMI
3 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.08%) Tandem
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Project Management
2 21 (35.59%) PRINCE2
3 17 (28.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
5 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (10.17%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
7 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.17%) Release Management
7 6 (10.17%) Resource Allocation
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) SOA
8 5 (8.47%) Change Management
8 5 (8.47%) Logistics
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) PMI Certification
3 10 (16.95%) PMP
4 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (11.86%) Master's Degree
6 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) APMP
8 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PMO
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) P3O
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) KVM
1 2 (3.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) SAP
2 6 (10.17%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.08%) Progress
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Mirantis
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat